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    Thai Chicken

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I think everyone here must know by now that I love sweet and spicy combinations. I found a sauce at H-E-B that I just had to try. It's a Thai cooking/dipping sauce that reminds me of my favorite restaurant back ...

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    Sweet Jalapeno Chicken

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I was playing around with some fridge contents the other day and had a stroke of genius (or so I'd like to think). I had three chicken breasts, some jalapeno jelly and a bit of blush wine. Sooo.... Sweet Jalapeno ...

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    Cajun Shrimp Wrap

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Once again, I decided to experiment with my grill on my day off. So this time I got some Gulf shrimp (no Thailand/China thermometer shrimp for me!) and went for a cajun meal. Shelling the shrimp wasn't my favorite thing ...

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    The Cookbook

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I've been meaning to get some family recipes together for some time now, but I keep forgetting to transcribe them into my own cookbook whenever I go home. Well, tomorrow is my day off, and I fully intend to write ...

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    More Green Beans

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I put a different twist on my green bean and potato recipe. This time I put a pound of green beans with five small red potatoes into a pan with a teaspoon of chopped garlic and a bit of rosemary, ...

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    Boiling up pasta

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Normally I have an easy little recipe to post here for others to comment on or enjoy. However, I've been enjoying my homemade pasta meat sauce lately, and I realized that I don't know a good way to boil my ...

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    Salsa Chicken Salad

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I decided to try my hand at a chicken salad earlier this week. I wanted to give it a salsa flavor, but I also wanted to keep it low fat so I could serve it to my Meltdown team. So ...

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    Tilapia Yumminess

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Yes, Yumminess. I like to make a new word every now and then. It makes me feel important. Like Colbert and his "truthiness," which is now officially in the dictionary, btw. I cooked up my tilapia on Tuesday, and it ...

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    Baked Potato, anyone?

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    One of my friends at work gave me this great tip for the perfect baked potato. It's a really quick and simple method. All you need is a potato, a plastic bag (a Walmart or H.E.B. bag is perfect) and a ...

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    Fantastic Fish

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    I went grocery shopping today, and there were two cuts of fish that I really love. First, some salmon, which I plan to put some BBQ sauce on and cook on my little George Foreman grill (I wanted a real ...

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